Christopher Stanton is an assistant professor of business administration in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit. He is also affiliated with The Center for Economic Policy Research and The National Bureau of Economic Research. Before joining HBS, Professor Stanton was an assistant professor of finance at the University of Utah and an assistant professor of managerial economics and strategy at the London School of Economics.
An applied economist, Professor Stanton directs his research at how information differences across individuals, particularly in regard to new products or markets, shape market outcomes and the provision of incentives within markets and firms. He also studies worker productivity. His work has been published in The Review of Economic Studies, Management Science, and the Journal of Labor Economics, and it has been cited by media outlets including The Economist, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and Fortune/CNN.
Professor Stanton earned a PhD in business administration at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He received a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in political science from Emory University.